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AMD Rolls Out Catalyst 12.3 Driver

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. Cristian_25H

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    AMD has now made available this month's WHQL-certified set of Catalyst graphics drivers. The Catalyst 12.3 comes with support for the 28 nm-flavored Radeon HD 7900, HD 7800 and HD 7700 Series, as well as for the Radeon HD 6000, HD 5000, HD 4000, HD 3000 and HD 2000 models.

    Download: Windows 7/Vista (32-bit) | Windows 7/Vista (64-bit) | Windows XP (32-bit) | Windows XP (64-bit)

    The Catalyst 12.3 also brings the following fixes:

    Windows 7

    - AMD Catalyst Control Center startup issues/delays have been resolved
    - Elder Scrolls: Skyrim : No longer displays flickering and texture corruption with Anti-Aliasing enabled
    - Alan Wake : A system crash is no longer experienced when running the game in DirectX 9 mode with Crossfire enabled.
    - Far Cry 2 : A random system hang is no longer experienced when running the game at high in game setting.
    - Tom Clancy HAWX : No longer crashes after task switching with MLAA (Morphological Anti-Aliasing) and Anti-Aliasing enabled.
    - Furmark Benchmark : No longer crashes when launched in High Performance mode.
    - Quake 4 : No longer display corruption after task switching when run in High Performance mode
    - XPlane : Textures no longer exhibit flicker and corruption.

    Windows Vista

    - AMD Catalyst Control Center startup issues/ delays have been resolved
    - Enemy Territory Quake Wars : no longer exhibits random corruption
     
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    Nice this is more good news!!!!!!!
     
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    I don't know what happened but the WHQL driver I downloaded 1 week ago shows 12.3 in information section!
     
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    Same here, it was probably a typo on their end.
     
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    Meh ... i already have 12.4 beta
     
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    Too bad there's no performance increases (albeit the typical minor ones) here...
     
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    Its the 28th, still counts!
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    Anti-aliasing works in Skyrim with these new drivers. So far, so good!
     
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    Apparently I'm already on 12.3? I'll download these anyway.
     
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    If anyone is having issues getting their OC tools(Trixx or Afterburner) to work follow these steps I found over at Guru3d forums. I didn't have to restart to get Trixx to work on my system after applying the dll's.
     
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    Any significant performance boosts over the RC11's?
     
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    I tried out 12.2 (that one which as the presumable 12.3 typo) a few weeks ago and they basically crippled flash playback on my 5870 in eyefinity. I've downgraded back to 12.1 and everything turned back to perfect, needless to say I don't plan on trying an update for at least some significant time now :shadedshu
     
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    And this is the very reason I got rid of my AMD 7970's.
     
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    my eyefinity stoped working after 12.3 update
     
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    It really could have been anything clashing with the drivers though, I just felt they werent as stable for me, I know my card and drivers dont handle flash all too well (they handle games beautifully) but something was definitely too different about the newer drivers, changing back and having the problem immediately desist shows that.
    im willing to try new ones again but probably not for maybe 5 - 10 updates from now, its not the first time i've skipped a bunch, some of the early 10's i stuck too until the mid 11's were available for similar reasons (plus back then i got sick of having to remake my eyefinity grouping :roll: )
     
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    hey

    im currently running 6950 in crossfire i tried for hours to get my eyefinity to work i had was do a sys restore im also gonna wait and see how many of us eyefinity gamers have this problem
     
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    new driver for windows 8?
     
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    Do they have the new MLAA 2.0 for older cards? Like 58xx series?? Who knows?
     
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    A massive thanks mate! I'm braking my head on it for a week. :banghead: This solution immediately solved my problem. Thanks again. :toast: :respect:
     
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    Catalyst 12.4 will have that. HD5000 and above will support MLAA 2.0.
     
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    Afaik even HD4000 cards.
     
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    Do you know if the new 12.4 beta have already this implemented? Thanks
     
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    I've never been incredibly happy with MLAA, performance or image quality. Does anyone know if they've improved the image quality of it as well?
     
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    this method works fine. the next version of trixx will work without that fix
     
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